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Nets top short-handed Celts for 4th straight winUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share Tweet
Joe Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 3:03 left, Deron Williams and Brook Lopez each scored 24 points, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 102-97 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
Share TweetEL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Mike D'Antoni circled the court 2 feet at a time, moving smoothly on crutches while his Los Angeles Lakers went through drills orchestrated by his assistant coach and brother, Dan.Source: CNNSI.com
Rondo out against Nets due to sprained ankleUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetBoston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo missed Thursday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets due to a sprained ankle. Leandro Barbosa started in his place.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetApparently, the party's over for New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith.
Section 15: Crossing the VerrazanoUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetThe Off the Dribble team was interested in learning about Nets fans now that the team is in Brooklyn. We found Matthew Kipp from Staten Island in Section 15.Source: nytimes.com
Five Surprises of the Young N.B.A. SeasonUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetRajon Rondo of the Celtics and Omer Asik of the Rockets have excelled. Ersan Ilyasova of the Bucks has not.Source: nytimes.com
The Top 5 Eye-Opening NBA Point Guards So FarUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetToronto is 1-4 without point guard Kyle Lowry this season after he injured his ankle Nov. 6 against Oklahoma City, and now the Raptors (2-6) have to deal with his absence for another 1-2 weeks. The team announced the wait-and-see approach to his bone br…Source: dimemag.comShare TweetToronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will be sidelined another 1 to 2 weeks after being diagnosed with a bruised bone in his right foot.
Ian Thomsen: Asked to carry load, Sixers' Holiday proves to still be work in progressUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetThe 76ers recently acknowledged that they don't expect to see Andrew Bynum providing a return on his $16.8 million salary until January at the earliest. The 7-foot center's dominance of the low post was supposed to transform Philadelphia into a tempo-co…Source: CNNSI.com
Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers are struggling mightily in the face of increased expectationsUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetWith the Chicago Bulls undergoing an unfortunate waiting period with star guard Derrick Rose on the shelf, and the Boston Celtics seemingly rebuilding on the fly after watching Ray Allen take his senior act down to South Beach, the Indiana Pacers were e…Source: yahoo.com
The Clippers Destroy The Defending Champs; Rudy Gay Makes A Statement Against OKCUpdated Nov 15, 2012 Share TweetIt’s not every day you see the defending champs get completely outclassed. But it happened in the Staples Center last night as the Clippers rolled over the Heat, 107-100. The game was never that close — a late Miami run turned what was nearly a 20-poiSource: dimemag.com
Highlight Of The NightNov 15Knicks win to remain undefeated.
On the Knicks with Ian BegleyNov 15Prim Siripipat and Ian Begley on the Knicks' defense, health and upcoming game against the Spurs.
Andrew Bynum's New 'DoNov 15Bruce Bowen breaks down Andrew Bynum's new hairdo.
Impact Of Rondo Injury On CelticsNov 15Bruce Bowen discusses the impact Rajon Rondo's injury would have on the Celtics if he is unable to play vs. the Nets.
Lee Jenkins: D'Antoni has high expectations as 2012 season reboots for Lak…Nov 15LOS ANGELES -- "Championship", the Lakers shouted at the end of practice Thursday. A 3-5 team with a sidelined point guard, a flawed bench, and a head coach on crutches who was still introducing himself to some of the players. Nearly 10 percen…
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Dwyane Wade of Miami Heat out against Denver Nuggets with sprained ankleNov 15Dwyane Wade missed the Miami Heat's game with the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night because of a sprained left foot. His status is day-to-day.
Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles LakersNov 15Marc Stein xxxx.